Job Description The Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) is composed of The Walt Disney Company's (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations, as well as radio and publishing businesses. This includes the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC Studios, Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family and SOAPnet, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. The Radio Disney network, Hyperion publishing, and the Company's equity interest in A&E Television Networks round out the Group's portfolio of media businesses.
ABC News provides news and information to consumers 1440 minutes a day across its television broadcasts, radio, ABCNEWS.com and its powerful alliance with Yahoo! With an unmatched roster of anchors, correspondents and producers, ABC News delivers a big picture understanding of the world for viewers in a way that is informative, relevant and engaging.
ABC News Digital properties including ABCNews.com, OTUSNews.com and Goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo! offer a dynamic, around the clock look at the news as it breaks - bringing video into the digital news experience like never before. It's the online destination for newsmaker access, investigative coverage, and exclusive footage from every big story. As part of the Yahoo!-ABC News network ABC News Digital content reaches over 90 million people a month and more than 50% of all news and information videos streamed online are from the #1 online news network. In addition, ABC News NOW is a 24-hour news and information network currently available to 44 million users across cable, broadband, and mobile platforms.
Do you know who will be on the cover of People, US Weekly and Star before they even hit the shelves? Are you telling your friends what shows are DVR-worthy before they even air? Did you consider Tom and Katie's split major news?
ABC News Digital is hiring an Entertainment Editor who has a passion for pop culture. The Entertainment Editor is responsible for generating original story ideas, reporting and producing stories and videos, and managing a small team of staff and freelancer writers. The ideal candidate has at least 5-7 years'' experience or more in entertainment coverage, has strong digital expertise, a vast knowledge of the entertainment industry and a robust list of contacts who he/she can call to break news. The Entertainment Editor should have excellent editorial skills and news judgment and be just as adept in breaking news situations as he/she is with generating feature and franchise ideas. The Entertainment Editor is also responsible for building the ABC News entertainment brand and coming up with new and unique ways to set us apart from the competition. Candidates should be familiar with content management systems and understand the basics of web analytics, SEO and social media. On-camera experience is a plus!
Basic Qualifications A minimum of three years of working experience
A minimum of one year of digital experience
Preferred Qualifications .A minimum of 5-7 years'' experience in entertainment coverage
.Strong Digital Skills
.Familiar with content management systems, basics of web analytics, SEO and social media.
.On-camera experience is a plus
Preferred Education College Degree Preferred
Required Education College degree or equivalent work experience
Job Posting Industries Television
Primary Location-City New York
Primary Location-State NY
Primary Location-Country US
Auto req ID 86035BR